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Instructional Assistant

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Position Information

Position Title Instructional Assistant
Posting Number ES1075P
Job Posting Open Date 05/17/2023
Job Posting Close Date 05/31/2023
Anticipated Layoff Start Date #1
Anticipated Layoff End Date #1
Anticipated Layoff Start Date #2
Anticipated Layoff End Date #2
Position Start Date 08/29/2023
Position End Date 12/08/2023
Location Lansdowne
Applicant Portal Position Category Support Staff
Employee Group Support Staff (CUPE)
Pay Grade S - Pay Grade 10
Salary $28.17- $30.09 per hour
Number of positions to be hired under this posting 1
Additional Pay Considerations
Days of the Week Monday to Friday
Work Schedule
8:30am – 4:30pm
Total Hours Per Week 35
Position Reason Replacement
Position Type Term Full Time
Posting Type Employees & General Public
Division/School Arts & Science
Department Psychology
Job Description
With minimal supervision by the Chair, the instructional assistant supports the design and delivery of psychology courses, with a priority for labs at the introductory and second-year level (e.g. PSYC 110 and 201); prepares and distributes instructional material; marks objective lab assignments; assists students with their lab work; and assists the program chair.

Under the direction of the instructor, the instructional assistant reinforces student learning by:
• Guiding students in conducting statistical analysis and interpretation of experimental lab results;
• Helping students understand information presented in lab by the instructor;
• Acting as a resource for students during and outside of lab time, including computer labs, especially in preparation of research papers and lab experiments;
• Contributing to the development of curriculum, materials and activities for labs;
• Stays current with lab procedures in the discipline of psychology;
• Orders and maintains lab and departmental supplies and resources; books audio-visual equipment.
• Organizes and maintains lab procedures and materials files;
• Organizes and maintains the psychology information board;
• Marks and records grades for objective lab assignments and multiple-choice exams; assists in proctoring exams;
• As time permits, assists the program chair in the development and maintenance of departmental procedures, record-keeping, data collection and entry, promotional events and recruitment, make-up exams, Psychology Club activities, and departmental social events.

Performs other related duties similar in scope and complexity.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology (including two courses in research methods and statistics) with two year’s related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to work effectively with others, and be able to organize and analyze statistical data. Basic skills in keyboarding, computer, and internet, word-processing, spreadsheets, and industry-standard statistical packages.
The core capabilities are required for all positions at the college.

Focus on Students and Their Success (Core)
• We all have a role to play in promoting and supporting students – directly or indirectly – contributing to their success, education and transition as they build their path to the future.

Cultural Alignment (Core)
• Inclusion and respect align with Camosun’s traditions of lifelong learning and positive, supportive experiences for all. We examine our individual and institutional cultures and, through indigenization, consider other ways of knowing (thinking), being (approaches), doing (acting), and relating.

Fostering and Nurturing Relationships (Core)
• Fostering and nurturing relationships is at the core of everything we do. Successful workplace relationships take time to develop and include building trust, engagement and collaboration.
Posting Detail Information

Open Until Filled
Posting Information
Special Instructions to Applicants Regular employees as defined in the CUPE Collective Agreement shall be considered prior to all others.
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Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Camosun College values diversity as a strength and strives to be an equitable and inclusive college community of students and employees. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that adheres to the BC Human Rights Code which protects against discrimination based on Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical and mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age. The College also recognizes and honors UNDRIP, the TRC Calls to Actions and the BC Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples’ Act. Going beyond legislation, Camosun recognizes the historical and persistent inequities that many people of marginalized groups have faced in society and in the workplace. We seek to dismantle these barriers through systemic and institutional changes focused on strengthening inclusive hiring practices, accessibility and organizational culture. We recognize that moving towards more equitable communities is an ongoing and evolving journey - one which the College is committed to undertaking. Since Camosun plays an important role in creating change within communities, it is our hope that our employees reflect the diversity of our students and experience an inclusive and supportive work environment. Please contact Human Resources for more information.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally entitled to work in Canada?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the nature of your eligibility to work in Canada?
    • Canadian Citizen
    • Permanent Resident
    • Work Permit
  3. If you have a valid work permit, please indicate its expiry date (mm/dd/yy)

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents